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Who cares about dreaming of a white Christmas? You’d be happier with a bright Christmas. Or perhaps you’re pining for a last-minute break before the pre-Christmas mayhem really kicks in. Either way, here’s a selection of your best bets for sun this December. 

Where to go for sun in December

Who cares about dreaming of a white Christmas? You’d be happier with a bright Christmas. Or perhaps you’re pining for a last-minute break before the pre-Christmas mayhem really kicks in. Either way, here’s a selection of your best bets for …

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swimming in a cenote waterhole in Mexico

5 of the world’s most interesting snorkelling destinations

Have you been inspired by Blue Planet II recently? Us too. So we decided we’d take a look at some wonderful places to snorkel. Unlike the post we wrote recently about The World’s Finest Snorkelling Spots, we thought this time …

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This Week’s Top Travel Bloggers

This Week’s Top Travel Bloggers – The World First Wander

This Week’s Top Travel Bloggers - The World First Wander Welcome to another World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel blogging and writing. As always it’s compiled by Tristan Rothwell, the man who …

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British traveller facing £53,000 medical bill after rare bird attack

British traveller facing £53,000 medical bill after rare bird attack We get a lot of emails here at World First. But occasionally we get one that really stands out. Like the email we received from a gap year traveller, who …

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The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week

The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week Welcome to our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel and travel writing. Each week we scour the internet to bring you our list of “what’s hot” …

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The World First Wander: Crohn’s disease, surfing, tots and tats.

The World First Wander: Crohn’s disease, surfing, tots and tats. Welcome to another installment of the World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in travel writing and blogging. This week we are going to take a look at Crohn’s disease, surfing and passport …

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Off the beaten track in Northern Spain

Off the beaten track in Northern Spain Many millions of us will head to Spain this year on our holidays. But how many of us will head off the well trodden path looking for something a little different? If you …

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The World First Wander: Cuba, Kites and Peppa Pig.

The World First Wander: Cuba, Kites and Peppa Pig. Welcome to another installment of the World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in travel writing and blogging. This week we are going to take a look at France, Cuba and, of course, …

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Do you practice safe sun? Here’s why you should.

Do you practice safe sun? Here’s why you should. Did you know that last week was sun awareness week? It was covered in our news feed here, with some rather alarming results from a poll from the British Association of …

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What’s in your holiday luggage? And how you can help keep our beaches clean.

What’s in your holiday luggage? And how you can help keep our beaches clean. If you travel then you can’t fail to have noticed the amount of plastic pollution ending up on beaches in Europe and the UK. According to …

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